GLENDORA, CA – November 10, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Lucas Oil Products has signed a multi-year agreement to become the title sponsor of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series national event held in Pomona, Calif. each February. Lucas Oil is a longstanding partner of NHRA supporting several ongoing drag racing series and events.
The 58th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com will be held February 8-11, 2018 and will kick off the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing season. One of the most iconic events of the series, the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com is highly anticipated as race teams reveal new cars, introduce new drivers, and present new sponsors.
“Lucas Oil has been such an important and integral part of NHRA drag racing,” said NHRA president Peter Clifford. “We couldn’t ask for a better title sponsor to launch us into a great 2018 season and appreciate their partnership.”
“We are pleased to add another exciting national event to our lineup of title sponsorships in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series,” said Forrest Lucas, president and CEO of Lucas Oil Products. “Lucas Oil started in southern California, so this title sponsorship is a natural fit.”
In addition to the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com, Lucas Oil also sponsors the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals in Brainerd, Minn., and Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis in Brownsburg, Ind.
About Lucas Oil
Headquartered in Corona, Calif., Lucas Oil Products was founded in 1989 by Forrest and Charlotte Lucas. Through innovative product research and development, along with aggressive marketing programs, Lucas Oil has established itself as one of the fastest-growing lubrication product lines in the consumer automotive aftermarket. The Lucas Oil product line features engine oils, greases, gear lubes and problem-solving additives for everyday cars and trucks. In addition, Lucas Oil continues to be directly involved in the American racing industry at all levels through multiple vehicle sponsorships and racing events.
About National Hot Rod Association
Headquartered in Glendora, Calif., NHRA is the primary sanctioning body for the sport of drag racing in the United States. NHRA presents 24 national events featuring the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series and NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series. National Hot Rod Association provides competition opportunities for drivers of all levels in the NHRA Summit Racing Series and the NHRA Drags: Street Legal Style presented by AAA. NHRA also offers NHRA Jr. Street program for teens and the Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League for youth ages 5 to 17. In addition, NHRA owns and operates five racing facilities: Atlanta Dragway in Georgia; Gainesville Raceway in Florida; National Trail Raceway in Ohio; Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis; and Auto Club Raceway at Pomona in Southern California. For more information, log on to NHRA.com, or visit the official NHRA pages on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.
Source: National Hot Rod Association